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this morning in oakland. >>> the owner of that business in berkeley talks about plans to bounce back from the fire. >>> the date is set, when voting will start to elect a new pope at noon. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> an early morning fire at the landmark restaurant in berkeley. what the owner and founder of the restaurant told us and what firefighters are saying about a possible cause. >> good afternoon i am tori campbell. we just got you information on that story ktvu has been following all morning after a fire at the berkeley restaurant, owner and founder alice waters tweeted the cafe may re-open next weekend and we are now getting word the fire started near some electrical equipment under the building. the iconic restaurant is located at shattuck avenue and we talked with her. >> reporter: she went into her restaurant to take a look at at the damage and emerged shaken. >> it has a lot of emotional -- just sadness. >> that emotion came in part because walking through the damage today was like walking back in time, back to
westbound 24th near broadway. oakland fire on the scene saying there's a lot of debris out here. you can expect delays coming down from the tunnel into the oakland area. just as soon as you come out of the tunnel, you'll realize that something is wrong and you'll see the fire trucks and just a lot of people there. quickly, let's go to the traffic that's off to a good start. now back to the desk. >> thank you. coming up next, in our 6:00 hour, frightening moments overnight during a home invasion in san francisco. we're there with details of what happened and new developments on what happened to the stolen items. >> plus, live from berkley, a landmark 5 star restaurant caught fire just hours ago. the very latest on the damage at chez panisse. that's just ahead. >> we're 30 minutes until the sunrise and i expect sunnier skies in the forecast for your friday. what you can expect in your area, coming up mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer
happening right now, a major crime spree involving federal agents as oakland police stay right here with us . >>> the big news from berkeley. a fire at one of the bay area's best known restaurants. >> this happening right now in oakland. a major crime sweep involving federal agents and local police. a live report coming up. >> overnight news froms. the victim of a horrible home invasion robbery is now telling his story. >> more than 100 people have been living in a homeless camp in san jose. they are supposed to clear out this morning but many are still here. what is going to happen. mornings on 2 starts now. >> complete, bay area news coverage starts right now this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to mornings onto. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. happening now, in oakland, federal agents and local police are teaming up for a major crime sweep. brian flores is live from oakland with new information on this developing story. >> reporter: good morning to you. what we are learning is that this police raid involving oakland police as well as united states marshalls, t
an ipad and cell phone were stolen but one of the gadget hearsay gps. police tracked it to oakland and found the stolen goods under a parked car and returned them to the victims. we'll have a live report on the search for the suspects coming up. >> an overnight tragedy in san jose. someone crossing a highway killed by a car. the victim was crossing highway 237 when the car hit them. the driver of the car did stop and call police. the victim died at the scene. the crash closed eastbound lane of the highway for about three hours. >> time sunning out. this morning, people living at a large home less camp in san jose will be forced out. ktvu channel 2 reporter is back at the camp this morning and still pretty crowded out there. >> you know it's hard to tell because it's dark. you can see there's tents out here. one gentleman living in that tent has their car parked out here. at the height of this there was about 120 people living out here. some have been slowly leaving the past couple of days but some are still holding their ground and time sunning out for them. we were at the camp yes
. wide spread 40s around oakland and san francisco down into the south bay. along the peninsula. foster city checking in right about 42. mid 40s in belmont. so for some it's a chilly start. for others not too bad. our temperatures will begin to rebound right after sunrise. now right about 7:30. rather than 6:30. like where we landed on friday morning. a look at the afternoon highs. 70 in oakland. 69 redwood city. mid 60s in san francisco. notice the coast low 60s for pacifica. again that patchy fog going to hang on at least through the morning hours. the extended forecast showing you the warming trend continues tuesday and wednesday. getting into thursday. partly cloudy skies. high clouds in the forecast for thursday. we do remain dry as we get into the weekend. temperatures will fall off just a bit. upper 50s to low 60s. and again we'll be dry. back to the desk. >> thanks rosemary. >>> time is 5:08. the storm in the sierra proved to be a big business. big business for california ski resorts. the storm got 26 inches of new snow from the storm and slopes were packed. ski season got off t
this morning. 49 in oakland. 36 in napa. you can see a little bit of a difference. it's mostly clear it is calm and cold in the valleys. for the afternoon 70 degrees san rafael today. 68 in hayward. 69 redwood city. low 70s in san jose. the extended forecast we get warm, warm and warmer. we've got temperatures rising with each pennsylvaniaing -- passing day. partly cloudy. slightly cooler as we head into your weekend with your weekend in view. dry, mostly sunny at times. partly cloudy. school start but afternoon highs upper 60s to near 70. >>> your time is 6:20. the creator of sim city is apologizing to gamers this morning after connection issues plagued the game's debut last week. the game which was released by ea requires players to be online even if they are building virtual cities in singer player mode. but player were not allowed to log on prompting some stores to stop selling it. >>> the labor department says the average workweek increased slightly last month. which could be a good sign for the economy. the average workweek was 34.5 hours in february which is close to where it was when th
san jose to san francisco. can't rule out a bit of drizzle back for oakland. two things we are watching. the first one is colder weather as head into tonight and tomorrow morning. temperatures dropping to the 30s up into the north bay. and the other thing that we are monitoring is a weekend forecast. going to be changing. we will talk about the warm weather and how high the temperatures will go coming up in the full forecast. >>> estimated 9,000 people in san jose are affiliated with a gang and one of them may be responsible for the city's latest shooting, a teenager shot on the east sietd. the san jose community is getting creative on how to stop this rising violence. among the ideas, a change of clothing. kris sanchez joins us with ideas that other cities could possibly use. >> reporter: hi, there. for the last two years san jose police say that the number of gang homicides have accounted for about half of all of the homicides in the city of san jose. a crime prevention and a gang prevention expert says that is only half of the story. all quiet near fischer middle school
preparations in rome. >> reporter: we're live in oakland where friends and volunteers are starting to hand out fliers of a missing 31-year- old oakland woman. we'll bring you the latest on her search coming up. >>> we'll show you how much progress has been made on san francisco's new cruise ship terminal -- when "mornings on 2" continues. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ at&t. the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase
of the elevator car. with bedding. >> there is a $1,000 reward for an oakland woman. today, friends and family erica maskaleris lived and worked not far from where she disappeared in oakland. kron 4 has obtained this surveillance video. you can see this woman walking at telegraph/34th. at 8:00 a.m.. we were with the woman's families today it is not like her to not contacted them. >> we are worried because we have not seen her. the last time that anybody has talked to her was wednesday night. and the video footage from the bakery was from thursday morning. no one has seen her since. she worked and lived not far from oakland. kron 4's charles clifford shows us some of the key locations in this ongoing mystery. >> reporter: she was last seen in this section of north oakland. very close to the interstate 580 and highway 24. she was recorded by a security camera near this intersection of 34th street and telegraph ave. let me show you a closer look looking north. all along telegraph, this video was mounted on the outside of this bakery. this video camera is on the backside of the building and this i
of our broadcasts including tonight edition of "nightline". >>> oakland woman family can use your help finding her. this woman was supposed to be on a flight friday morning to visit her brothers in texas. she never made it. last time she was seen was thursday morning and what you are looking at her surveillance video showing her walking past oakland bakery on telegraph and 34. plain as day but where did she go? oakland police investigating her disappearance. >>> meantime in oakland man out of prison tonight after serving 15 years -- 14 years for sexual assault he did not commit. this is 38-year-old johnny williams leaving parole office after judge threw out his conviction on attempted rape charges after new dfa results proved his innocence. he was convicted for the 1998 attack on girl in oakland. her family identified williams former neighbor as possible suspect and he was later convicted. his tern says williams wrote a statement for the court just before he was released. >> the he said i have nothing but love and respect for the family and hope some day that they will realize this
including tonight edition of "nightline". >>> oakland woman family can use your help finding her. this woman was supposed to be on a flight friday morning to visit her brothers in texas. she never made it. last time she was seen was thursday morning and what you are looking at her surveillance video showing her walking past oakland bakery on telegraph and 34. plain as day but where did she go? oakland police investigating her disappearance. >>> meantime in oakland man out of prison tonight after serving 15 years -- 14 years for sexual assault he did not commit. this is 38-year-old johnny williams leaving parole office after judge threw out his conviction on attempted rape charges after new dfa results proved his innocence. he was convicted for the 1998 attack on girl in oakland. her family identified williams former neighbor as possible suspect and he was later convicted. his tern says williams wrote a statement for the court just before he was released. >> the he said i have nothing but love and respect for the family and hope some day that they will realize this was not me and i with i
of the papal conclave on all of our broadcasts including tonight edition of "nightline". >>> oakland woman family can use your help finding her. this woman was supposed to be on a flight friday morning to visit her brothers in texas. she never made it. last time she was seen was thursday morning and what you are looking at her surveillance video showing her walking past oakland bakery on telegraph and 34. plain as day but where did she go? oakland police investigating her disappearance. >>> meantime in oakland man out of prison tonight after serving 15 years -- 14 years for sexual assault he did not commit. this is 38-year-old johnny williams leaving parole office after judge threw out his conviction on attempted rape charges after new dfa results proved his innocence. he was convicted for the 1998 attack on girl in oakland. her family identified williams former neighbor as possible suspect and he was later convicted. his tern says williams wrote a statement for the court just before he was released. >> the he said i have nothing but love and respect for the family and hope some day th
on schedule. we'll come in and see some yellow in the oakland hills. we'll come in in the north bay and we're looking at rainfall around napa it's pretty heavy right now and the american canyon area by 29. if you head out towards vallejo and martinez. these yellows that's significant rainfall. it's coming down hard and you're having a rough time seeing when you're driving. check out berkeley and oakland. steady rain here with the greens. we are seeing really heavy stuff coming in over the hills right now. as a matter of fact let's put this many motion and we get a feel for the motion of the showers. they're moving off very rapidly out toward the west there. let's take another peek and we'll come in closer. out by 82, sunny vale and santa clara coming down hard. there's more behind it. how is that morning commute going to go and what about those thunderstorms? we'll be back here in 10 minutes with all the details. >>> stale with the 10:00 news as bill mentioned he'll be back at 10:20 with how this storm will affect you tomorrow. and the complete bay area forecast including when the next ro
of the oakland a's. last year them going to the playoffs had to be the biggest story in all of baseball, why nobody from management to the players think it was a fluke. we are coming right back after this. >>> new tonight at 6:00 p.m., cruelty in the prison system? >> making noise in downtown oakland, the fight underway for inmates who say they are being tortured. >> and they lost their only child in the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> unstable gunman changed our lives. >> the plea these parents have for the bay area brightest, tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. i really like your new jetta! and you want to buy one like mine because it's so safe, right? yeah... yeah... i know what you've heard -- iihs top safety pick for $159 a month -- but, i wish it was more dangerous, like a monster truck or dune buggy!
and friends are searching for an oakland woman missing for five days now. she was last seen jogging near 34th and telegraph on thursday morning. the 31-year-old was wearing gray pants, gray sweatshirt and red shoes. her family says oakland police aren't doing enough to find her. there is now a $1,000 reward for information in the case. a vigil will be held this afternoon. >>> developing news in afghanistan. two american troops were killed today in an insider attack. an afghan police officer opened fire inside a police station while u.s. forces were visiting there. three afghan policemen were also killed in that gun battle. also afghan officials say u.s. troops have and killed two afghan civilians as the truck was approaching an american convoy just outside of kabul. >>> north korea meanwhile has nullified the 1953 armistice which ended fighting in the korean war, that's according to the country's main newspaper. the communist government is upset by last week's united nations vote to impose more sanctions because of north korea's nuclear activities.
and intend to keep them. >>> something to celebrate for oakland police. they recovered a priceless piece of california history. taken in a brazen museum burglary, but kpix5 tells us the case is far from closed. >> it's been many sleepless nights. >> it may look like an expensive jewelry box, but this evokes a will the of emotion. it's one of the iconic pieces in this museum. and when they got the call yesterday that it had been recovered -- >> i cried. i pulled over and i burst into tears. >> oakland police say andre franklin has been charged with possession of stolen property. they have been looking for him for the past three weeks and found him driving in oakland on sunday. they would not say if there are other suspects. >> this is an on going investigation of what he told us why it was stolen. i don't want to jeopardize the case. we are actively trying to get items back. >> other items are gold nuggets. the box was taken in january. it was valued years ago at $800,000, long before the price of gold skyrocketed and is priceless for its historic value. it's that history that clicke
is $8 an hour and $10 an hour in san jose. the living wage with oakland is $10.50. >>> poll on women show a spike in the number of working mothers who said they prefer to work full time. 37% want full time work, up from 21%. half of working mothers rather be home with their children but work because they need the income. >>> boy is alive after falling from the window of an 8 story apartment complex in new york. witnesses say the baby landed on his mother before landing on the sidewalk. his mother died on impact. neighbors heard the woman arguing with her husband and they have found a suicide note and the woman may have been suffering from postpartum depression. neighbors say yesterday's scene will forever be seared in their memory. >> yeah. i wish i never witnessed that. nobody should have to witness that. it is kisturbing. -- disturbing. >> the baby is in stable condition that hospital. woman lived with her husband. >>> the students at san francisco city college say the cuts to keep the school's accreditation turned san francisco city college i
>>> oakland police released this video of a brazen robbery as they announce several arrests in a crime sweep that was months in the making. good evening i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm frank somerville. that video is one reason why police were sweeping streets. we have the blunt statement from the chief of police about just how violent some of these gang members are. john sasaki has the story. >> reporter: police officers and state agents dropped the hammer on some of oakland's most violent offenders. all part of an effort to rid the streets of violent offenders. >> probably the most violent group of people i've seen in the last few years. >> reporter: they're violent not for money or turf. >> it was basically they hated the other gang. >> reporter: police released this surveillance video they say was committed by members of that new gang. >> we found out fairly quickly that these groups every day were planning on ways to commit violent acts within the community of oakland. >>> this - - >> reporter: this is all part of operation seize fire. oakland city officials hosted a h
oakland woman is asking the community for help to find her daughter. erika hasn't been seen or heard from in four days. she was last spotted thursday morning jogging on 34th and telegraph streets. yesterday members of her family and church held a prayer vigil and posted fliers in the area. >> it's my daughter. she's been gone too long. you know. it frightens me. >> reporter: she is 5'3", 220 pounds and last seen wearing a gray sweat suit and red shoes. >>> time is 4:32. minimum wage goes up to $10 an hour. workers will make $2 more per hour. voters approved the pay hike with measure d last november. the ordnance applies to most san jose employers. some say the increase will hurt them and either cut backs for workers or higher prices for customers. labor and community aders will kick off a new campaign with a business association at 10:00 this morning. >>> contra costa county and moraga fire districts will talk about building a new facility. there is now a proposal to sell that station and another in orinda to finance and purchase the construction of a new one. there is no merger to share
investigation. lots of new details. >> and frightening video of a robbery in oakland. >> and the new bay bridge getting closer to being done. the big milestone happening today. the construction of the new eastern span. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on two. >> and good morning. welcome to mornings on two. it's saturday march 9th. >> good morning. let's get over to rosemary and a quick look at that saturday forecast. >> good morning to you. we have a warm up in store for your weekend at this hour. a chilly start but the sun has been up for about a half hour so we won't get colder in the extended forecast. we will stay mild and dry. ly have your numbers at this our and for the afternoon coming up. >> we are tracking developing news. the homicide investigation near haywood this morning. christian is live near princeton street and sunset boulevard with new information he just got with in the past hour. >> reporter: this is a developing investigation. let's give you a live look. you can see there is still a sheriff's patrol vehicle here. deputi
reward is being offered for the safe return of an oakland woman. friends and family held a vigil for angela. family members say it's not like her to disappear without talking to them. friends and family are searching the neighborhood where she was last seen. the only clue is this. it's not clear. but this is an image on a surveillance video. you can see the woman at the top of your screen. it shows mascalares walking thursday morning in oakland. >> at this point we've given out around 1500 fliers to people. and we're hoping somebody's memory will be jogged. we're trying to get anyone to contact us. >> they plan a hold a news conference tomorrow. and volunteers will be out tomorrow. >>> a disturb discovery at a san fransisco bart station a. homeless man crushed to death as he was apparently sleeping on top an elevator. it happened at 9:30 at the montgomery street bart station a man that was in the elevator says he heard a scream. not clear how the homeless man got into that dangerous spot. he will be publicly identified after his family is notified. >>> san jose business and labor
later in this newscast. >> jubilant city leaders gather with oakland police today to announce recovery of 800,000 dollar jewelry box stolen in january from the museum of california. they also have a suspect under arrest. here's fv laura anthony. >> before is that the chest. yes. >>reporter: nearly two months after valuable historic box was stolen from the oakland museum of california a trio of beaming police officers package with the taking attached back into the building. >> today history was restored to the city of oakland. and state of california. rare 19 century piece was discovered by oakland police monday inside a business. it was stolen january 7th in the second of 2 recent burglary at the museum. suspect in both incidents is a 45-year-old parolee named andre t frank lip. how does the box look. >> it looks wonderful. >> some piece that is capture your imagination this box and collection does i gts guess that's why it's been stolen twice now. >>reporter: it was stolen and recovered once before in 1978. this time police credit the museum extensive video surveillance system
is in exchange for the city of oakland's police department not going under federal control. >> thank you. >>> now, the federal appointment just happens to come on the heels of our exclusive kpix 5 poll. 71% of oaklanders who responded told us crime is the number one issue in their city. crime concerns are much lower in san jose and san francisco. and you can find the full results of that poll on our website, cbssf.com. >>> well, oakland police did have something to celebrate today. they recovered a priceless piece of california history taken in a brazen museum burglary. kpix 5 reporter ann notarangelo shows us the case is far from closed. >> reporter: the jewelry box is exactly where it should be. it's in the museum behind me but it is still a mystery as to who took it and what were they going to do with it? >> it's been many sleepless nights. >> reporter: it may look like just an expense every jewelry box but this piece of california gold rush history evokes a lot of emotion. it's one of the iconic pieces in this museum. and when the
best intentions. ssz operation peace fire. making oakland safer with new way to combat gun violence. >> came up from san diego. it's a bumper. >> restaurant goers disappointed and turned away after fire here and no word on when it might reopen. >> local lawmaker comes up with clever idea for banning gun show at popular venue in the bay area. will it fly? >> 33 million dollar lotto winner who kept her hair appointment today enough about the book, i want to hear about your date. well, he showed up in a van. [ women ] oh-awww. [ voices in background ] [ female announcer ] swapportunity. the opportunity to swap a higher calorie snack for a delicious 90 calorie yoplait light. ♪ sorry... about your date, the details of your date. [ female announcer ] just one swap a day helps keep the calories away. yoplait. it is so good. >> [ screaming] oakland police release dramatic frightening video of woman being mugged near lake merit. victim just shrinks in fear as 2 men one of them armed take her purse and bag. now although the 2 robbers arrested, police hope other victims who see this video
42 million plastic bags a year. >>> thomas frazier is set to begin work today as the oakland police department's new compliance director. a u.s. district court judge appointed him to oversee the opd's reform effort. he is the former police commissioner in baltimore, maryland and former didn'tty chief in san jose. his job is to get oakland police to comply with the set of reforms that they were supposed to have completed five years ago. >>> a restaurant in berkeley will start taking reservations again days after it was damaged by an early-morning fire. chez panisse has canceled all reservations through march 23 but beginning today, it plans to start taking new reservations for after that date. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> another gun buy-back program this weekend netted nearly 350 weapons including a rocket launcher. $30,000 worth of cash and gift cards were given away at the buy-back. it was held in vallejo. as soon as a gun would be turned in, it was disabled so it couldn't be fired. i'm not sure what they got
. >>> operation cease fire, a major initiative to combat gun violence violence in oakland and a tough message aimed at criminals. >> crack down on gun he shows. a laum comes up with a way to ban that venue from private gun sales. >> fire at chez panisse q no word on when it might reopen. >> the $33 million lotto winner that kept her hair appointment today and she's not the one in the chair. >> good evening, i'm dan ashley. a major crime sweep in the east bay. >> lokland police snatched a dozen violent criminals off the streets. cops swooped in before dawn, right sf. >> police say they do d.not work alone calling it a multi agency task force resulted in recovery of weapons and the arrest of suspects that they identify as violent. >> police conducted a series of sweeps, serving 24 high-risk search warrants. 20 in oakland two,, antioch, one, pacifica, one in, brentwood. >> there are key people we knew were involved in shootings we've targeted nor operation. and those are the people we went after today. >> multiple firearms were recovered. police say they're searching for a half dozen more suspec
-quarter of a mile. current temperatures are the in 40s to the lower 50s. santa rosa, 45. downtown oakland, 50 and san jose reporting cloud cover and the current temperature, 52 degrees. here in the pacific. this area of high pressure produced the warmth yesterday. we had 70s and 80s. temperatures have peaked as this area of high pressure begins to scoot out to the east. we'll shave off a few degrees. it's also setting the stage for high clouds to move into the region. it won't be complete sunshine. just some minor cooling for the weekend. here's our forecast model. a few high clouds. in addition to the fog, which will gradually work its way back to near the shore line, some high clouds by 4:00, 5:00, it could feel muggy. here's your forecast, temperatures mid-40s to the mid- 50s. by 12:00, lunchtime, 58 to 70 with partly sunny skies. and then by the afternoon hours, we'll call it mild to warm but it won't be complete sunshine. 60 to 76. still some patchy fog near parts of the shoreline. forecast highs this afternoon, they are coming down to about 3:00 to 6 degrees -- from 3 to 6 degrees. temp
the oakland coliseum. this camera on a windy day demonstrates how gusty it is because it usually shakes back and forth. right now it looks okay, pretty steady. you can see traffic is moving at the limit as you head towards downtown. we have a couple of things to tell you about at the bay bridge. the metering lights are on so we are starting to see delays in the cash and fastrak lanes. there's also a stall just reported. i just got word of that from my producer westbound 80 by the center anchorage, one lane is blocked. they are working to clear it. they canceled the high wind advisory for the bay bridge. so apparently it's not quite as bad any longer but those other high wind advisories are still in effect. let's go to our maps. this is a live look at the golden gate bridge. traffic looks okay right now out of ma ryan county. caltrans had suspended overnight roadwork because of the wet roads. westbound 580 this is definitely one of our busier spots right now actually starting from 205 out of tracy and you will notice this continuous line of brake li
: here is oakland's creative growth, a nonprofit art center for the disabled -- a free program for people with all levels of talent given a chance to express themselves in a world where that isn't always easy. >> they have been seen as being outside of society. so if you bring them into a context and say, tell me your life, tell me your story and they do it through art it's amazing what opens up. >> these are my paintings. >> reporter: william scott's work is also in the collections of top museums. >> i taught myself how to paint. i taught myself. >> he has a beautiful soul. he wants to change the world. >> reporter: in many ways his art has changed his reality. a man with autism who, doctors said, had little chance to ever make a living. how much would this sell for? >> this would be probably a $4,000 painting. >> reporter: artists here are offered half the sale price. the rest goes back into the brushes, fabric and paint they use. but many like dan and kara miller choose to have all proceeds go to creative growth. >> this is a godsend. this place is, i think, very important to him and h
another oakland rapper kenny clutch. >>> in health matters, for the first time in five years we're seeing a dramatic increase in the number of autism cases. based on parent reports from last year, 1 in 50 school aged children was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. five years ago that was 1 in 86 kids. autism can be identified in children as young as 18 months old. kids with milder symptoms may not be diagnosed until school aged. increases were greatest amongst boys. >>> it appears the genetically engineered salmon will not be swimming in. whole foods and trader joes says they won't sell the fish. the salmon is said to be nearing approval by the food and drug administration. the developer says it's completely safe to eat. the only difference is genetically engineered fish can grow twice as fast as regular salmon. >>> okay. let's bring in our chief meteorologist jeff raranieri. we're talking rain, allergies, and sunshine. our friend is dying here. >> are you blaming it on me? >> no. mother nature, of course. >> we'll get sunshine in there. eventually by this weekend the rainfall ov
to begin at noon. >>> new at 10:00, we now know who will oversee the oakland police department. a federal judge has named thomas fraizer as the compliance director. he will begin march 12. fraizer is a former baltimore police commissioner and spent 28 years with san jose police. he will have broad authority in oakland and can even ask for the police chief to be fired. >>> and noelle walker joins us now. >> reporter: we've seen some picture taking and heard some oohs and aahs over this last dress rehearsal. tomorrow night it's show time. for most of us the bay bridge is transportation, engineering, utility. for artist leo villareal it's a canvas he's painting with the lights. >> i just wanted the bay bridge to shine in the nation's conscious one more time. >> reporter: practice sessions started in january, tonight the artist is hold up in a dark hotel room working on the finishing touches to turn thousands of lights into dancing art. >> if the tests are you know even a portion of what the real thing is going to be. it's going to be good. >> reporter: the installation extends over 1.8 mile
procession. the service is set to begin at noon. >>> new at 10:00, we now know who will oversee the oakland police department. a federal judge has named thomas fraizer as the compliance director. he will begin march 12. fraizer is a former baltimore police commissioner and spent 28 years with san jose police. he will have broad authority in oakland and can even ask for the police chief to be fired. >>> and noelle walker joins us now. >> reporter: we've seen some picture taking and heard some oohs and aahs over this last dress rehearsal. tomorrow night it's show time. for most of us the bay bridge is transportation, engineering, utility. for artist leo villareal it's a canvas he's painting with the lights. >> i just wanted the bay bridge to shine in the nation's conscious one more time. >> reporter: practice sessions started in january, tonight the artist is hold up in a dark hotel room working on the finishing touches to turn thousands of lights into dancing art. >> if the tests are you know even a portion of what the real thing is going to be. it's going to be good. >> reporter: the insta
at north sonoma county getting some steady rain right now. little bit of break for oakland and hayward but new rain fall moving in and the south bay after getting drenched you're catching a break. it has been windy all day. take a look at these peak wind gusts. half-moon bay, san jose state university and novato all with wind gusts of 40 miles per hour. there's a cold front moving through tonight which will keep the rain chance around but we're not done yet. big area of low pressure sliding by this week keeping the rain chance elevated. details how long that rain is going to stick around coming up in about ten minutes. >> all right. see you then. >>> take a live look at the bay bridge tonight. this side of the island, it's all about that. the bay lights. our installation is up and running on the western span from treasure island into the city of san francisco. we have team coverage tonight starting with kristen airs who shows us how all this works. kristen. >> that's right. ken, they pushed a button just about two hours ago and just take a look at it. this is the flashiest that the san
. >>> also the man accused of shooting an oakland rapper on the las vegas strip which ultimately caused a big fiery crash will be in a los angeles courtroom today. ammar harris will attend an identification hearing, asking prosecutors to improve he is ammar harris before they can extradite him. it's not exactly clear who will be testifying at today's hearing. police say harris shot and killed oakland rapper kenny clutch cherry after a fight back on february 21st. >>> happening now, an urban village built on the grounds of an historic racetrack in san mateo is opening its doors. the bay meadows development includes almost 1,200 new homes, as well as office and retail space and 12 acres of parks and gardens. it's built on the bay meadows horse racetrack which opened back in 1934 and then closed in 2008. san mateo city officials are dedicating the bay meadows community park right now. the development officially opens to the public on saturday. >>> meteorologist christina loren joining us now. i guess it's no secret that winter is going out just with a beautiful bang. >> beautiful bang. and go fi
in a day or two. reporting live here in oakland, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now to palo alto where dozens of people joined the national day of action this evening with a call for tougher gun control laws. similar marchs were held across the country it's now been 100 days since the school massacre in newtown connecticut and efforts to expand background checks have stalled on capitol hill. >>> president obama's call on gun control as he stood with families who lost loved ones to gun violence. >>> the action had happened about 10:30 this morning on davis road. the truck caught fire, the highway patrol says the driver claimed he had been eating, choked on his food and passed out. the two people in that bmw were killed. >>> caltrans says it is working on a fix for those broken bolts or rods on the new eastern span of the bay bridge. we've been telling you how at least 31 of those massive bolts snapped after being tightened recently. today two engineering experts told us the bolts can be fixed but that it is going to be costly and difficult. the problem seems to involve a weakness in the
condition and may be released from the hospital in a day or two. reporting live here in oakland, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now to palo alto where dozens of people joined the national day of action this evening with a call for tougher gun control laws. similar marchs were held across the country it's now been 100 days since the school massacre in newtown connecticut and efforts to expand background checks have stalled on capitol hill. >>> president obama's call on gun control as he stood with families who lost loved ones to gun violence. >>> the action had happened about 10:30 this morning on davis road. the truck caught fire, the highway patrol says the driver claimed he had been eating, choked on his food and passed out. the two people in that bmw were killed. >>> caltrans says it is working on a fix for those broken bolts or rods on the new eastern span of the bay bridge. we've been telling you how at least 31 of those massive bolts snapped after being tightened recently. today two engineering experts told us the bolts can be fixed but that it is going to be costly and difficul
people including aspiring oakland rapper kenneth cherry, jr. in las vegas. five others were injured: in less than two hours the los gatos city council is expect today hold a heated debate over the sale of guns in that city. the city council is set to discuss whether to adopt an urgency ordnance which would place a temporary moratorium ton sale of guns in stores. the issue was sparked after a store that sales guns opened shortly after the newtown school massacre in december. tem mrer sports has been the target of protests since then by resident who is don't want the store selg guns. >>> we're learning more tonight about the man who died while competing in the annual escape from alcatraz try yat lon yesterday. 46-year-old ross ellen jer died about 7:30 in the morning during the swimming portion of the reyes. he was from texas. reyes officials say he apparently died of a heart attack after plunging into the cold bay water. the depth is believed to be the first in the 33-year history of that competition. >>> this condominium complex was evacuated this amp after a construction crew ruptu
at east bay, near the oakland coliseum. there's actually some overnight roadwork northbound and southbound this morning still out there between high street and 23rd. so heads up if you are crossing across that stretch. elsewhere, this is where we just got an accident reported. it's going against the commute. eastbound 80 at gilman in berkeley. one lane remains blocked. now, if you are going in the commute direction, this is what it looks like as you approach ashby. pretty good all the way out towards the macarthur maze. 18 minutes is that drive time from the carquinez bridge to the maze. elsewhere, here's a look at the south bay. our live drive time sensors pretty much moving at the limit on 280, 101 and the guadalupe parkway. that is your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> a son-in-law of osama bin laden is set to appear in a new york courtroom less than two hours from now. sulaiman abu ghaith was arrested in jordan last week. he is considered a top al qaeda operative. and he served as a spokesman for bin laden.
workers femmehappening right now. a 'first friday' event in oakland. venomlast month, a shooting broke out after the 'first friday' event ended. and one man was killed. been made. and the event iskron 4's j.r. stone joins us if live from oakland. officers with the santa cruz police department were back on duty today. following the murder of two of their own. on tuesday, detective sgt. loran "butch" baker and detective elizabeth butler were gunned down by jeremy goulet. the officers were investigating a misdemeanor branci-forte avenue. when the suspect opened fire, killing the two officers. goulet had a long history of sex- related assaults and arrests. goulet was later shot and killed by other officers. a memorial for the two police detectives will be held next thursday in santa cruz. meanwhile. the santa cruz sheriff's department is now goulet's potential acquaintences. this woman. terisa johnson. may have been with goulet earlier this year. authorities say, johnson is *not involved with the murders in any way. investigators want to speak to her. to get more information about goulet's jo
they turned on the lights for a massive public art installation that illuminates the san francisco oakland bay bridge. john blackstone spoke with the artist. >> reporter: the lights moving poetically across a two-mile span across the oakland bay bridge are the creation of artist nathan villarreal. on his laptop he put the latest touches that transforms the bridge into a light sculpture. >> this is a unique opportunity. 50 million people will see this over two years. it's something anyone can see and engage with. >> reporter: electricians spent four months in the wind and the cold installing 25,000 l.e.d. lights, each individually programmed to a fiberoptic network. villarreal then began sculptoring the light into patterns he says will never look exactly the same. it changes constantly. how do you do that? >> well, using software. there are sequences which will be displayed in random order in random amount of time. some may recognize the same passage but never in the same order or at the same time. all the motion factors into my creation. water, birds, it's abstract
in the search for a missing oakland woman. a spokesperson for the family of erica maska-leris says police have suspended their search. because they believe erica is dead - and may have committed suicide. she was last seen thursday morning on surveillance video outside an oakland bakery. her family has released a statement thanking the community and police for their help and support. no further details are being released.. >> it's been nearly one year since the disappearance of sierra lamar. the 15-year-old cheerleader from morgan hill was last seen march 16 last year. while on her way to school. her body has not been found - and the search continues. this man-- antolin garcia torres-- was arrested and charged with kidnapping and murdering her - but has yet to enter a formal plea. amid plans to commemorate the anniversary of her daughter's disappearance - sierra's mother talked to kron four's rob fladeboe. >> the tenacity of these volunteers is amazing. >> reporter: marlene lamar is not about to give up on sierra either but she admits the past year has been extremely difficult. >> the pain and
-touch wand. [ whip cracks ]c >>> new at 6:00 a big drug bust at oakland international airport. tsa uncovered 67 pounds of marijuana in a bag checked in by one of the passengers headed to south carolina. the pot was found in a vacuum sealed bag. it has an estimated value of $300,000. alameda county sheriff's deputies did arrest that passenger. >>> dozens of bay area renters could be facing eviction after their landlord was convicted in an elaborate scam. prosecutors say james troy wilson would break into foreclosed homes in santa clara, contra costa and san joaquin counties, fix them up and then post them for rent on craigslist. now his tenants are finding out their leases are not worth the paper they're printed on. >> he was like my knight in shining armor. he helped my family, and then he actually destroyed it because now we're living day to day and not knowing what is going to happen. >> wilson's brother john was just arrested in hayward on similar charges. >>> coming up in our next half hour, the proposed rate hikes so drastic, the state ins
and was driving at a high rate of speed through this neighborhood. jeff bush, kron 4. >> oakland police investigating a double homicide. a man and a woman were found dead after reports of an early morning shooting near the area of 107th avenue and apricot street. the motive and circumstances around the shooting remain under investigation and the identities of the victims have not been released >> in another shooting. this time in san francisco. a suspect involved in a police chase was shot and killed by officers today near candlestick park. it was just past midnight when daly city police followed a stolen vehicle into san francisco. that's when sfpd stepped in. deval on or officers happened to see this vehicle. >> of our officers happened to see this vehicle they jumped out of the car and they immediately the. driver who was carried the gun continue to run from the officer. the officer caught up with them. the suspect turned a round, had the gun and for the safety of not only for the officer but for the surrounding officers fired a weapon. >> the driver of the vehicle died, the passenge
and sunnyvale. and out towards 880 in oakland, where it's actually light. light for this time of the morning as you pass the oakland coliseum. that's traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> a strong system moved by but still we are seeing scattered showers around the bay area. right now, got some clouds that are broken overlooking san jose. that's what we are going to see on and off throughout the day today. you will see sunshine, a few clouds and showers going to wander through. a hi-def hi-def doppler picking up on more raindrops right now, around the santa rosa area. more showers possible throughout the day maybe even thunderstorms for tomorrow. i had my first cigarette when i was thirteen. when i found out how bad it was, i tried to quit. but i couldn't. they say nicotine isn't addictive. how can they say that? >>> it's 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." it is snowing in washington. new york and new england will be next. we're tracking the latest winter blast. >>> eye-opening women. how's this for a lineup? valerie jarrett, condoleezza rice and le
. >> tonight, a new era in oakland. at least that's the hope. for the first time since arriving for duty, we're hearing from former l.a.p.d. police chief. >> it's a department, that as you all appreciate, is severely understaffed. and i don't use that term lightly. and, at the same time, when you have a small apartment, it's very important to focus those officers appropriately. >> bratten has more than 20 years experience serving l.a., new york city and boston. he says he's reduced crime every year in those cities. >> well, it was certainly a sight that we haven't seen in a while. the bay area saw some rain after a record dry spell. the rain has passed, but more could be in store tomorrow. for that, we bring in chief meteorologist with the details for us. jeff? >> yes, jessica. it's a very tricky storm track. and it's going to have a few different characteristics than what we experienced over the past 24 hours. right now, that area of low pressure sitting just off to the north wrapped in a ton of cold air, that's going to be pushing down as we head throughout thursday. here's the thing, it's
for remembering. 52, oakland, 52 degrees to start in sunnyville. gilroy, 48 degrees. you hit 87 yesterday. we broke temperature records. we'll let you know if that happened in your city. not quite as warm but just about. these days are short-lived. take it through the forecast. it is 4:31. watch out for fog. we'll talk about that fog. right now, a very clear view of fremont. no issues there for 880 as far as visibility. not even for traffic. a light volume southbound with these headlights. the map will show you 880 a little far south and northbound as you are heading towards montague expressway. looks like some cleanup going on. dust in the air, a little glow throug
issues like i do. it's great because sometimes i can't get out. >> in oakland and piedmont the meals on wheels program delivers about 750 meals per day to home-bound seniors. >>> forgetting your reusable grocery bags is going to cost you a little more. the cost of a paper bag has just gone from 10-cents to 25 cents per bag. on april 22nd, earth day, the county plans to extend its plastic bag ban to include restaurants. officials say the goal of the law here is to keep plastic bags off of beaches to prevent polluting month ray bay. >>> governor jerry brown says he's come up with one way for courts to justify set budget cuts. california courts would charge $10 for each public record search. resulting in fewer courtrooms in use an higher fees. opponents say that such a move would restrict access to files the public has a right to view. >>> the u.s. senate passed a spending bill that will keep the government open through the end of september. it locks in $85 billion in spending cuts from the recent sequester. those will mean furloughs and cut backs.
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